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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Wheel Refurbishment Technician

West Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20000 - £22000/annum + bonus & overtime ote £25k - £3

Our clients, a very successful Group of Independent Bodyshops are currently looking to appoint a Wheel Refurbishment Technician for their site based in Leeds.

The position is responsible for straightening, repairing and painting surfaces of wheels using lathe, power tools, spray-painting equipment and work aids utilising surface preparation and painting techniques.

Tasks

·Inspect wheels to be repaired, prepping and / or buffing defects

·Operate a CNC Lathe Max as part of the repair process to include diamond cut finish on alloys

·Paint surfaces of wheels using spray-painting equipment, power tools and work aids utilising specific surface preparation and painting techniques

·Mix to specific colour using standard formulas or colour charts

·Sand, mask, blend and polish finish. Apply or retouch paint as necessary

·Perform other duties as assigned by the Bodyshop Manager, i.e. provide technical assistance, train new employees etc.

·May be required to work overtime (more than 40 hours per week) as business needs dictate

·Identify additional damage and to up sell repairs

·Complete required paperwork and submit according to company procedures

·Maintain tools in good working condition

Qualifications and Skills Required

·1-2 years auto painting experience required or collision repair technician training
·Auto painting experience required or collision repair technician training
·Effective communication and interaction skills helpful
·Excellent organisational skills
·Valid driver's licence and good driving record required

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm plus some Saturday mornings as work volumes require.

Our clients are offering a superb working environment, an excellent package which the basic salary is dependent on experience (OTE £20k to £30k) and an opportunity to progress within their company.
For more information please feel free to call Susan Valentine at Forward Thinking Personnel
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